16-17: Student Life

This year Campus Recreation Services hosted the largest and most successful climbing competition we have ever had.

Veni. Vidi. Ascendi. brings in competitive collegiate climbers from throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond, and is one of aboug 10 competitions each year held by…

Among the highlights this year for Western's student Sport Clubs: 

Hosted Rugby Regionals for both men’s and women’s.  Hosted 6 other teams from the region as well as staff from USA Rugby.  Raised approximately $2,000 for both the men’s and women…

In the summer of 2012, a Western Washington University student stood crying tears of joy in front of Vincent Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” while visiting New York City with Professor of Art Garth Amundson and Associate Professor of Art Pierre Gour.

Seeing that student…

Ten Western students in the university's summer Global Learning Faculty-led Program, “Himalaya Cultures & Ecology: Field Program in Ladakh” recently had a private audience with the Dalai Lama in Zanskar Valley, India. These students were participating in a Global…

Western’s Language and Culture Programs will host its inaugural Summer International Day on Tuesday, July 25. This celebration of international cultures on campus will feature music and other performances, as well as hands-on activities for all ages.

Festivities start…

Bellingham makes the Top 20 college towns in the country!

The student ID card has new bus pass functionality.  Students will no longer need to visit the Western Card Office to encode a bus pass on their ID card.

The bus pass now becomes Active automatically when the Transportation Fee is placed on the student account.

Students with…

Throughout the last school year, many students pondered an essential question: Who is "Rebel Whiteboard," the artist creating the beautiful dot art on the university’s whiteboards?

The answer to that question: Rebel Whiteboard is a rising sophomore aspiring to be a Design…

Trista Truemper has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve a one-year term as the student trustee at Western Washington University.

“Trista Truemper will provide a valuable and unique perspective to Western’s Board of Trustees due to her experience as a Western leader and…

Western Washington University students in Everett can now live on campus.

WWU students can move into Everett Community College’s two residence halls under an agreement signed this week by both schools.

About 200 students per year are enrolled in WWU bachelor’s and…

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